Rama scales up campaign vs. scalawags in City Hall

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Reelected Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama aims to intensify his administration’s campaign on cleansing the City Hall from scalawags. This time, he has laid down a different set of criteria that would help…

Reminders for plantitos, plantitas: Plants can be breeding ground for mosquitoes

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Amid the rise in dengue cases in Central Visayas, plantitas and plantitos, or those who find joy and fulfillment in planting and gardening, are urged to be mindful of their plants, which may…

Mandaue CHO intensifies misting, info drive against dengue

Mary Rose Sagarino 05/23/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Health Office (CHO) has intensified its campaign against dengue as City Health personnel continue  misting operations and information drive in barangays. Today, May 23, personnel from the Mandaue CHO were…

Capitol resumes distribution of Dasig Sugbo cards

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government has resumed the distribution of Dasig Sugbo cards to residents affected by Typhoon Odette (International Name: Megi). A series of posts on Sugbo News, the Capitol’s media arm, show…

CPPO exec: Drop in property crimes indication of police gains in drug war

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 05/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu province policemen are showing gains in their efforts against illegal drugs as clearly shown in the decreasing crimes specifically crimes against property in the first quarter of the year.  Police Lieutenant Colonel…

Consumers in Cebu told to avoid buying banned beauty products from China

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Consumers here are urged to be wary of buying cosmetic products.  Environment watchdog EcoWaste Coalition reported that banned beauty creams remain rampant in Cebu City.  The group, in a statement sent to members…

Capitol vows to start civil works for Malapascua circumferential road

Morexette Marie B. Erram 05/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Cebu Provincial Government promised to implement another big-ticket project that has been planned for over a decade now. Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, in a press conference, announced that she would continue her administration’s…

Amit secures 10-ball gold, her 2nd in the Vietnam SEAG

Glendale G. Rosal 05/21/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Rubilen Amit of Cebu proved the steadier player down the stretch to win gold in the all-Filipina women’s 10-ball singles final, rallying past Chezka Centeno, 7-5 on Saturday, for her second gold in…

Overtime pay for teachers where VCMs broke down

Kathleen de Villa 05/21/2022

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has approved the grant of P2,000 in additional honoraria for teachers who performed overtime duty on May 9 due to faulty vote-counting machines (VCMs) that forced voting in certain precincts to extend…

Face-to-face graduation: Cebu students excited over upcoming event

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Graduation this year will be even more exciting as face-to-face graduation makes a comeback after a two-year pause after the easing of restrictions with COVID cases going down. Some graduating students in Cebu…

Rama: Carbon modernization will continue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor-elect Michael Rama said that the Carbon Modernization Project will push through now that he got a fresh mandate from the people. He said that even before the elections, he has…

Cebu City barangays told to schedule misting with City Health to fight dengue

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City barangays are encouraged to schedule with the Cebu City Health Department (CHD) misting operations for areas with dengue outbreaks. Doctor Jeffrey Ibones, the city’s chief doctor, said they are now conducting…

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